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Brent hopes to shock residents into recycling

Brent council hopes to shock its residents into recycling through the release of figures about how much money could be freed up to invest in services if its residents recycled more. With Brents recycling rate at about 20%, it is recycling about half as much as some other authorities and has calculated what services it could fund through saving the £1.1 million a year in landfill tax that could be achieved by raising recycling rates the extra 20%. The ...